Monitoring deep, dark and surface web to detect exposure of your sensitive data, secret projects and initiatives, privileged users, critical systems, IT infrastructure, and more.
Monitoring and alerting of third party data breaches impacting your employees’ emails, usernames, and personally identifiable information.
Assess the risk footprint and security posture of key business relationships to get a handle on external risk introduced through your extended attack surface.

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Digital risk monitoring of key personnel with telemetry and risk metrics. VIPRecon provides broad coverage of social media, deep and dark web, as well as physical threat assessments.
Our Ransomware Response Readiness Assessment, Playbook and Table Top Exercise gives your organization the best chance to survive and recover.
Gain visibility of your digital footprint by reaching into the most active areas of the cyber underground.
Fully managed and tailored Threat Intelligence services that becomes an extension of your current security processes and provides real-time visibility on new threats.
Providing research and investigations into known threats, to save security teams time and stress during a cyber emergency.

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GroupSense offers a comprehensive package of services for assessing and responding to ransomware attacks, including negotiations with threat actors.
Actively researching and monitoring threats from vendors or third-party companies that can affect organizational security.
Monitoring for threats to elections, VIPs, and more on social media to proactively prevent or mitigate digital risk.
Focusing on the threats and risks that matter to your security processes and providing intelligence and insights to prevent or mitigate digital risk.
Taking the next step in security services, by proactively taking down phishing sites or anonymously interacting with threat actors to provide better intelligence.
Active monitoring of your brand's digital assets to protect its reputation and stop further brand abuse from targeting unsuspecting victims.

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Combining your cyber and fraud programs to effectively fight threat actors continually scamming or threatening assets within an organization.
Executives are prime targets for fraudulent activities, but with a proactive approach, any attacks or threats can be neutralized before causing any damage.
Governments, political parties and candidates must all act now to activate cyber threat intelligence services to harden their information security and get ahead of inevitable cyber threats to the election process.
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The Baltimore Sun: Kurtis Minder Ransomware Negotiator

By Editorial Team on Sep 20, 2021 9:30:00 AM

“What bothers me most is how preventable this all is.”

Kurtis Minder, CEO of GroupSense, provided commentary to The Baltimore Sun yesterday about “vaccinating” a company against ransomware. “What bothers me most is how preventable this all is. In fact, like current COVID-19 deaths, it’s at least 99.2% preventable. “Vaccinating” a company against ransomware isn’t expensive or technically daunting — yet companies fail at simple cyber hygiene and put their businesses, our critical infrastructure, and sometimes even people’s lives, at risk,” says Kurtis Minder.

Below are a few highlights from Kurtis’ op-ed.

Topics: News Blog Ransomware

Webinar: Ransomware Negotiator - Ask Me Anything

By Editorial Team on Sep 6, 2021 11:08:00 AM

Ransomware attacks have increased significantly over the past year. There were 93% more ransomware attacks carried out in the first half of 2021 than the same period last year.

Topics: News Blog Webinar Ransomware Events

A Disgruntled Threat Actor Provides a Behind-the-Scenes Look at a Ransomware Group’s Playbook

By Editorial Team on Aug 6, 2021 2:09:02 PM

Background

On 5 August 2021, a seemingly disgruntled Russian-speaking threat actor claiming to work as an affiliate for the popular ransomware group Conti leaked on the underground forum XSS a 113 MB archive of training materials and tools allegedly used by Conti to conduct its ransomware attacks (Figure 1). 

Topics: Blog Ransomware

GroupSense and Airgap Partnership Helps Companies Prepare for and Defend Against Ransomware Attacks

By Editorial Team on Jul 28, 2021 10:00:00 AM

Arlington, Va. and Santa Clara, Calif. – July 28, 2021GroupSense, a digital risk protection services company, and Airgap, a cybersecurity provider of the industry’s first agentless Ransomware Kill Switch™, today announced a partnership to help customers prepare for and defend against ransomware attacks. By combining GroupSense’s Ransomware Response Readiness Subscription (R3S) service offering with Airgap’s Ransomware Kill Switch™ annual SaaS subscription, customers can microsegment their networks to automatically prevent the spread of ransomware during the incident mitigation lifecycle, and also have a comprehensive and tested ransomware “playbook” for mitigating the damage caused by these attacks.

Topics: News Press Releases Ransomware

Kaseya Ransomware Incident

By Editorial Team on Jul 2, 2021 5:43:58 PM

GroupSense analysts became aware of a wide-spread attack leveraging Kaseya’s Vector Signal Analysis (VSA) platform, commonly in use by Managed Service Providers.

 

Topics: Blog Ransomware

GroupSense and CipherTrace Partner to Reduce Cyrptocurrency Cybercrime

By Editorial Team on Jun 9, 2021 8:45:00 AM

Arlington, Va. – June 08, 2021GroupSense, a digital risk protection services company, and leading crypotcurrency intelligence company CipherTrace, accounce combining their threat intelligence offerings for enterprise clients who are victims of ransomware attacks.

Topics: News Press Releases

GroupSense Unveils Ransomware Response Readiness Assessment

By Editorial Team on May 19, 2021 8:45:00 AM

Since the publishing of this blog post, GroupSense has rebranded the R3A into the Ransomware Response Readiness Subscription (R3S). You can find more information on the R3S service here.

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ARLINGTON, Va., May 19, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- GroupSense, a digital risk protection services company, today announced its Ransomware Response Readiness Assessment (R3A) service offering.

GroupSense's threat intelligence team, including experts who have extensive experience remediating ransomware attacks, will provide three core functions as part of this new service: a readiness assessment, to identify gaps in ransomware response capabilities; a response playbook, to provide a step-by-step action plan should an attack occur; and a tabletop exercise, to test and validate the playbook.

Topics: News Press Releases

SIM Swapping: What Is It and How to Protect Yourself From It

By Editorial Team on Apr 27, 2021 12:15:57 PM

Background

Recently, a hacker known as PeteRepete leaked over 533 million Facebook users’ personal information online. There were no passwords in the database, but it did contain full names, phone numbers, email addresses, employer information, and a few other pieces of information from Facebook users’ profiles. GroupSense confirmed only a small portion of the records contained email addresses, but almost all of the records contained a phone number. 

Topics: Blog

Dropbox Security Concerns

By Editorial Team on Mar 9, 2021 9:00:00 AM

Overview

Users quickly adopted the cloud storage tool Dropbox at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic to alleviate file sharing issues and facilitate group work. Updates to Dropbox Spaces, a project management tool, reflect this shift, easing communications for remote work.1 The file-sharing company seeks to enhance collaboration and information-sharing within a distributed workforce, both now and in the future.

Topics: Blog

GroupSense Doubles Customer Base and Reports Significant Year-Over-Year Revenue Growth in 2020

By Editorial Team on Feb 10, 2021 8:45:00 AM

GroupSense, a digital risk protection services company, today announced several milestones from a successful 2020, including doubling its customers base, recording 60 percent year-over-year revenue growth and adding eight strategic partnerships, among many other accomplishments.

Topics: News Press Releases